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Bike Week 2013


It’s a week long celebration of pedal power

Bike Week is one week a year where we want the nation to get back on the bike and go cycling. Like previous years there are plenty of events and activities to take part in around the country. Read more

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Bike Week


To celebrate it being Bike Week here’s how to get started as a cycling commuter.

If you’ve had a car since you first grasped your driving licence, then the idea of commuting on a bike to work can seem a little daunting.

You probably haven’t thought about being safe on the road since you passed your cycling proficiency test back when you were 10 years old, in which time you’ve been more concerned with your car’s MPG than with advancements in bike technology. You certainly don’t spend too much time worrying about signalling in a car or being squashed to the kerb either. For whatever reason, you’ve decided to bike to work. Maybe you’ve been enticed in by a tax free bike on the cycle to work scheme, or maybe you just want to burn fat, not your hard earned money on fuel.

So what do you need?

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